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Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

VICTORIA - Postal History


692

C

A

1909 PPC to Breslau (Poland) with d Bantam & 1d pink incorrectly routed across USA then with 'TRANSATLANTIC POST OFFICE/MY26/09/ 4' cds and 'MISSENT' cachet alongside. [These markings were used on board the White Star Liner 'Oceanic' carrying mail between New York & Southampton from 1908 to the end of the service in 1914]

200.00

$360.00










693

PS

DEAD LETTER OFFICE: Range of Returned Letter Envelopes inscribed 'Returned Free Letter' Code 'W' (1866; 'Free' barred-out), 'RETURNED PAID LETTER' (1853), 'Returned Paid Letter' Code 'X' (1865, 'Paid' barred-out), 'RETURNED LETTER' Code 'A' (1898), Code 'B' (1894 & 1909, different printings), Code 'C' (1893), Code 'E' (1895), Code 'U' (1879), Code 'W' (1876 & 1878, different printings) & Code 'X' (1879), 'RETURNED LETTER/REGISTERED' Code 'T' (1887), 'RETURNED MORE TO PAY LETTER' Code 'E' (1891, with Postage Due 2d & 4d) and Code 'G' (1898), and 'FOREIGN ENCLOSURE' Code 'R' (1887; not previously seen by us), condition variable. A very scarce, underrated and desirable group. (Qty 16)

800.00

$600.00






694

PS

A-/B

DEAD LETTER OFFICE: Returned Letter Envelopes Code 'W' (265x113mm, 1872 & 1883 printings with different settings) with light but clear strikes of the scarce boxed 'DLO___PB___/REGISTERED' h/s in green (not previously seen by us) or purple (with 'PB' excised). A rare pair. (Qty 2)

150.00

No longer available














695

PS

POSTAL STATIONERY: Small box of mostly Postal Cards & Wrappers with a few better items including two Postal Cards uprated with Postal Card cutouts & registered to Egypt or Germany, etc, condition variable. (Qty 100 approx)

200.00

$440.00




696

PS

B

POSTAL STATIONERY: WRAPPERS: 1873 ' /HALF' on 1d green Stieg #E3 overprint essay with the Surcharge in Red & in Black, minor blemishes. Very scarce.

300.00

$230.00



WESTERN AUSTRALIA










697

#*O

Mostly used on pages with 1860-64 Imperf 2d (possibly deep vermilion SG 25b) & 6d x3 all used, 1861 Intermediate Perf 1d 2d & 6d x2 & Clean-Cut Perf 6d, 1864-79 to 1/- (both shades), 'ONE PENNY' on 2d, Perf 12x14 1d, 'Half-penny' Overprint in Red & Green both shades (mint), condition rather mixed so inspection is recommended. (Qty 83)

400.00

$700.00




698

F

A

1854-55 Lithographs Imperf 4d blue SG 3a, margins good to large, void-grid cancel in red, Cat 250+. Coloured cancellations are rare on this issue.

800.00

$600.00T




699

E

A

1863 (c.) imperforate stamp-size essay for a 1d White Swan plate proof in pale violet-blue on ungummed unwatermarked paper, close even margins. Rare. [NB: all Australian swans are black]

1000.00

$1,150.00T




700

P

A

1864-79 Crown/CC 2d imperforate plate proof block of 4 in bluish green on ungummed watermarked paper from the base of the sheet, margins just touching - at lower-left - to huge. Rare. [Only a few examples are recorded, this being the only recorded block]

3500.00

$3,400.00T




701

*

(B)

1864-79 Crown/CC Perf 12 1/- bright green with 'SPECIMEN' Handstamp as SG 61s but with 'SPECIMEN' Inverted, repaired 10mm tear at right, part-o.g., Cat 225++. Believed to be the only recorded example of this error.

500.00

$400.00T




702

*

A

1876-81 Crown/CC Perf 14 6d lilac SG 75 block of 4, large-part o.g., Cat 800++.

750.00

$600.00T




703

*

A A1

1882-85 CA Perf 14 2d chrome-yellow SG 77 block of 9, exceptional centring, very lightly mounted with virtually full o.g., Cat 378++. A delightful block.

600.00

No longer available


704

P

A

1885-93 New Designs master die proof for the higher values with blank value tablet, in black on highly glazed card (91x60mm), handstamped 'AFTER/STRIKING' at U/L & '23JAN89' at 'U/R, no surface rubbing.

2500.00

$2,300.00T




705

*/**

A

1905-12 Crown/A Perf 11 3d brown with the Watermark Sideways (Reversed) BW #W28aa (SG 153var), large-part o.g., Cat $750; and punctured 'OS' Perf 12 1d rose-red with the Watermark Sideways BW #W14A marginal block of 13 (5x3, less the first two units), some creasing, unmounted. Unlisted & rare. [The ACSC states that "OS punctures are found only in the rose-red shade with watermark upright, and are very scarce"] (Qty 2 items)

300.00

$460.00




706

P

A

TELEGRAPH STAMPS: 1879 De La Rue master die proof with blank value tablet on highly surfaced card (93x61mm) with 'Dec 21 1878' h/s at U/L & 'BEFORE HARDENING' h/s at U/R, no surface rubbing.

1500.00

$1,700.00



WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postmarks


707

S

Collection on Swans extensively written up on pages by Region including 'BARRAMBIE', 'BEDFORDALE', 'BROWN HILL', 'BUCHANAN', 'COONGAN', 'EULAMINNA', 'GABANINTHA', 'GEORGINA', 'GOLDEN RIDGE', 'HAMELIN POOL', 'HANNANS', 'KULYALING', 'KURNALPI', oval 'POST OFFICE/MARBLE BAR' x3 on 3d block of 9, oval 'POST & TELEGRAPH OFFICE/MURRIN MURRIN', undated 'POST OFFICE/NANGEENAN', 'PALACE HOTEL', 'ROEBUCK BAY', 'SMITHS MILL', 'STAKE WELL', 'THE GRANITES', 'TURKEY CREEK', 'WANNAMAL', 'WARRAWOONA' x2, 'WESTBROOK', 'WOOLGAR' x2, etc, also Savings Bank types from Broome Hill, Greenough, Kojonup, Moora (violet), Pingelly, Waroona, Yalgoo, etc, plus a few TPOs, Letter & Numeral cancels, quality of the strikes is variable but many are fine to very fine. (Qty 100s)

2000.00

$3,400.00T




708

S

A B2

Anaconda: 'ANACONDA/OC7/03/W.A' 21mm cds bold, slightly smudged strike on 2d Swan. PO 18.08.1903; renamed Eulaminna 15.10.1906. PMI records type but gives no dates of usage. [Copper mining]

150.00

$190.00T




709

S

A A2

Barrabupp: 'ST JOHN'S BROOK MILL/20JA10/[W.]A' 26mm cds on 2d Swan. St John's Brook Mill PO 15.09.1909; renamed Barrabupp (two 'P's) 1.12.1909; renamed Barrabup (one 'P') 15.7.1911; closed 29.11.1924. PMI records usage only in the 2 months before the first name-change, not afterwards; the ERD for a Barrabupp cds is 13.04.1910. [Timber Mill]

150.00

$360.00T




710

S

A B1

Collie: 'MONEY ORDER OFFICE/10SEP00/COLLIE, W.A.' 32x20mm double-boxed d/s in violet on 2d Swan pair. Renamed from Collie Fields 27.10.1899. Unrecorded in PMI. [Coal mining; 48km E of Bunbury]

100.00

$280.00T




711

S

B A2

Lake View: 'LAKE VIEW/--18/04/WA' 21mm cds on 1d with 'WA' puncture. Renamed from Trafalgar (1) 02.1904; renamed Trafalgar (2) c.1905. Recorded March-May 1904 only. PMI gives the official renaming as 1909 but notes archival reference to "Trafalgar" from 01.1905 and datestamps inscribed 'TRAFALGAR' in use from 1906 onwards. [Goldmining]

100.00

$220.00T




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